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Rodgers Not Ready For Title Talk

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has played down title talk despite his side commanding top spot in the early stages of the season.

The Reds are yet to be beaten this season, though they dropped their first points in a 2-2 draw at Swansea on Monday.

The superb start has left Rodgers' men at the summit, but the boss says that it is far to early to start assessing whether they will challenge for the title or not.

"I haven't even considered that (a title challenge) at all - the only focus is the next game," said Rodgers.

"We'll assess it after 10 games, see where we sit there, then the halfway point and we'll probably have a more realistic idea of where we can be.

"At this moment, we've played four - won three and drawn one - and we're in a good moment.

"There's a lot more to come. We've made a good start. People will talk that it's early stages, as will I, but these are hurdles you have to get over.

"We're on 10 points already; at the end of last season we finished on 61 points and we talked about those extra 10 points that might have taken us into the Champions League - at this early stage we've got them.

"I believe the team has still got a lot of improvements to make because of the nature of what I've seen in the games and the potential we have in the players.

"We've got to sustain that but I'm really happy that in these early stages we've shown at least potential.

"I think that potential can grow even more."

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